The declared state of emergency with the COVID-19 pandemic may be over, but the virus is not totally gone. Testing for COVID-19 at home is easy and efficient. However those
The Institute of Biological Chemistry (IBC), Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), and BIOTOOLS hosted the 7th annual Asia Microbiome Conference (AMC) on January 7th, 2023, at Academia Sinica,
A new microbiome study published in the journal Nature has revealed the largest-ever dataset on the human microbiome, providing unprecedented insights into how our microbiomes are shaped by factors such
With the goal of benefiting global human health, Vitalik Buterin directs gift to research on aerosols, establishing the UC San Diego Meta-Institute for Airborne Disease in a Changing Climate.
Scientists discover that altered serine metabolism in diabetes leads to peripheral neuropathy—a finding that may provide a new way to identify people at high risk and a potential treatment option.
The collective communities of microorganisms within each of us alter the way drugs work, for good and ill, and may be a source of new medicines themselves if we can
Professor Knight’s Microbiome Research with Big Data Professor Rob Knight from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) gave the Keynote speech, “Scaling microbiome studies to address global problems.”
Two separately published studies have found fungal DNA in various cancers in the human body. However, the researchers are unclear on how the fungi got into the cancer cells and
University researchers top international list of the most Highly Cited Researchers. Rob Knight, PhD, is a professor in the departments of Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Bioengineering
Scientists have uncovered an association between tumours and fungi, which may lead to a deeper understanding towards the biology of certain cancers. An international research initiative identified 35 types of cancer